Drew Brees had a banner day behind center, but it wasn't enough to avoid a loss for the Saints against the Seahawks, 23-15 in Seattle. With the loss, New Orleans is eliminated from the playoffs.
Brees managed a decent 24 for 43 with 309 yards passing, one touchdown and no interceptions. Even though the Seahawks got the win, Russell Wilson didn't have as good a game, and wound up 9 for 18 with 103 yards passing, no touchdowns and no interceptions.
Khiry Robinson ran for 57 yards on 13 carries with a touchdown in addition to one reception for 13 yards. Marques Colston was a leading receiver, hauling in 11 passes for 144 yards with a score.
The New Orleans defense gave up 103 yards passing and 174 rushing. They sacked Wilson three times.
Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was impressive, churning out 140 yards rushing and two touchdowns.
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